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Movie Review: The Women’s Balcony

Emil Ben-Shimon’s The Women’s Balcony (Hebrew Title: Ismach Hatani) (B+) is an often jubilant dramedy about taking a stand, especially when oppression manifests with a seductive face. After a flimsy women’s prayer balcony in an aging Jerusalem synagogue topples and

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Posted in 2016

Industry News: Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Announces First-Ever Jury Award Winners

After 23 days and a record 202 screenings, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) celebrated its Closing Night on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 with the announcement of its first-ever Jury Prizes, which were deliberated by an esteemed panel of filmmakers,

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Preview: Young Professionals Night — Family Commitments

      PREVIEW:  Young Professionals Night, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Woodruff Arts Center, Saturday, February 11, 2017 YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NIGHT, presented by ACCESS Party at 7:00 PM • Film at 8:40 PM Ethnic identity, family dysfunction and an unexpected

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Posted in 2017, Industry News

Guest Movie Review: My Favorite Year (1982)

By Eli Sanchez Guest Contributor Silver Screen Capture Special screening at the 2017 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Richard Benjamin’s My Favorite Year (A) opens up with a voice-over with Mark Linn-Baker stating, “The year was 1954; you don’t get years

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Posted in 1982, Comedy, Eli Sanchez, Rent It Tonight

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